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Re: Regarding Your Satellite.

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Posted by Zephram Cochrane/">Zephram Cochrane on November 16, 1999 15:33:59 UTC

:...A satellite in orbit stays in orbit because the force due to angular acceleration around the Earth negates the force of gravity.

Unless your Machist, there is no force due to angular acceleration. This is a fictitious force.

:There is no force on the satellite yet gravity still acts on it. If you take either force away the satellite either drops in free fall or shoots away into space.

A satellite remains in orbit, because it is dropping in free fall around the earth.

: Can anything block Gravity

: short answer is NO.

One Such Super-conductive gravity shielding experiment

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